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Dec16

Sour Landslide Reunion

Lee's Palace, 529 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

After a 23-year absence, Sour Landslide returns, with yours truly on bass guitar and harmony vocals. We're opening for Lowest of the Low as they celebrate the 35th anniversary of Lee's Palace and the 30th anniversary of their debut album, Shakespeare My Butt. Tickets $29.50, general admission (standing). 19+. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination required for entry.

Dec15

Sour Landslide Reunion

Lee's Palace, 529 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

After a 23-year absence, Sour Landslide returns, with yours truly on bass guitar and harmony vocals. We're opening for Lowest of the Low as they celebrate the 35th anniversary of Lee's Palace and the 30th anniversary of their debut album, Shakespeare My Butt. Tickets $29.50, general admission (standing). 19+. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination required for entry.

May8

Open Stage

Bill's Coffeehouse & Open Mic, Zoom, Virtual Event

Sponsored by Don Heights Unitarian Congregation. Zoom Meeting ID: 833 995 2710. Password: 1111. Dial in: 647-374-4685 or 647-558-0588. If you don't have Zoom on your computer, visit www.donheights.ca and click on "Join Us on Zoom" to access the meeting via your web browser. "Doors" open at 7:45. I'll be playing one or two songs, depending on how many musicians sign up. Watch me perform from my living room!

Mar13

Open Stage

Bill's Coffeehouse & Open Mic, Zoom, Virtual Event

Sponsored by Don Heights Unitarian Congregation. Zoom Meeting ID: 833 995 2710. Password: 1111. Dial in: 647-374-4685 or 647-558-0588. If you don't have Zoom on your computer, visit www.donheights.ca and click on "Join Us on Zoom" to access the meeting via your web browser. "Doors" open at 7:45. I'll be playing one or two songs, depending on how many musicians sign up. Watch me perform from my living room!

Oct17

Open Stage

The Tilted Dog, 424 Parliament St., Toronto, ON

Free. I'll be performing three or four songs. My guitar is in the shop, so come out and be treated to a rare performance on the dulcimer! Host: Robert Labell. "Great acoustics, wood floors and comfortable couches. All levels of musicianship welcome."

York Memorial CI 90th Anniversary Celebration

Cadillac Lounge (Patio Stage), 1296 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON

Free. Host: Roberto Philipp. Open stage commemorating York Memorial CI's 90th Anniversary. After a tragic fire devastated our historic high school and scrubbed the planned reunion, the alumni united stronger than ever, coming together for this celebration of all things Memo. I'll be performing my new song written for the occasion, "Go Forth with New Strength," and a few others. You might even catch me moonlighting in support of other performers!

Schedule: 2:00-4:00 - open stage. 4:00-6:00 - BackTrack (classic R&B, Motown, funk). 6:00-10:00 - open stage.

Nov17

Linden Tree Autumn Micro-Tour: Dr. B's Acoustic Medicine Show

Free Times Cafe, 320 College St., Toronto, ON

Free. I'll be playing one or two songs. Host: Brian Gladstone. "Join us for an intimate afternoon of great acoustic music. A good listening room filled with creative energy for artists, friends and fans to hang out."

Nov10

Linden Tree Autumn Micro-Tour: Open Stage

Don Heights Coffeehouse, 18 Wynford Dr., #102, Toronto, ON

Child-friendly, all-ages. $5 per person, $8 for families, or pay what you can (includes coffee and cookies). I'll be playing one or two songs. "Don Heights provides a relaxed venue for local performers. Come and listen! Come and play!"

Oct21

Linden Tree Autumn Micro-Tour: Open Stage

Hirut, 2050 Danforth Av., Toronto, ON

Free, all-ages. I'll be playing three or four songs, depending on how many performers show up. Host: Nicola Vaughan. "Family-friendly open mic session from 3 to 6 p.m. All ages are welcome for this cover-free event featuring a mix of music genres."

Oct18

Linden Tree Autumn Micro-Tour: Open Stage

The Tilted Dog, 424 Parliament St., Toronto, ON

Free. I'll be performing three songs or more, depending on how many performers sign up. "Robert LaBell hosts this Cabbagetown tradition. Great acoustics, wood floors and comfortable couches."